The National Academy of Sciences, Division on Earth & Life Studies
August 2009-present
Digital Communications Specialist

  • Creates independent websites in WordPress
  • Guides social media strategy for the Division on Earth & Life Studies
  • Designs and manages marketing emails (for lists of about 22,000 total subscribers)
  • Manages workflow for digital products
  • Delivers monthly metrics reports
  • Performs UX testing and analysis
  • Serves as strategic lead for a team behind the Division on Earth & Life Studies’ website (with about 8,700 pages and 120,800 visitors in 2016)

The Coil Project
March 2014-present
Digital Communications Manager

  • Develops visual identity materials related to The Coil Project, including logos, publicity posters, and website graphics
  • Designed, built, and maintains the Coil Project website, including the ongoing blog on current projects

WJLA.com / ABC 7 News
June 2008-July 2009
Web Content Producer

  • Wrote news articles for WJLA.com and enhanced articles with multimedia content
  • Captured and posted video from Good Morning, Washington and ABC7 News at Noon
  • Streamed breaking news online

Wisconsin School of Business
October 2007-June 2008
Digital Video Specialist

  • Shot and edited video of lectures for online posting and DVD distribution
  • Shot and edited short video promotions for the School of Business

University of Wisconsin, Madison: Afro-American Studies Department
March 2007-June 2008
Student Services Co-ordinator

  • Assisted undergraduate and graduate students with every aspect of their academic careers, including course enrollment, advising, admissions, and degree completion
  • Designed and maintained the departmental web site
  • Provided assistance to faculty as needed, particularly with regard to resolving computer problems and technical issues

University of Wisconsin, Madison: Communications Department
September 2006-December 2006
Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Film and Television

  • Led four discussion sections
  • Offered one-on-one help for students
  • Graded papers and coursework

University of Wisconsin, Madison: Communication Arts Department
September 2005-May 2006
Section Teacher: Introduction to Public Speaking

  • Taught four sections, both lectures and discussions
  • Offered one-on-one help for students
  • Graded papers and coursework


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